The Warburton DNA Project welcomes participants with the Warburton name or Warburton male line connections.
The project was started in 2006, but only moved to Family Tree DNA in 2011. This DNA Project is part of the Warburton One-Name Study. You can learn more about this significant research, and the associated family trees, by visiting The Warburton Website at: http://warburton.one-name.net. The DNA Project page has detailed information about the use of DNA, as well as the project itself and analysis of the results.
The project is registered with the Guild of One-Name Studies. See: http://one-name.org/profiles/Warburton.html
Participating is an opportunity to uncover information not provided in the paper records, which will help with your research of your family tree. We will also discover which family trees are related. The Y DNA test tells you about your direct male line, which would be your father, his father, and back in time. You should be a male Warburton to take this test. If you believe there is a Warburton or variant in your direct male line, although you have a different surname, you are also welcome to participate. If you are female, you will need to find a direct line male in your family tree to participate and represent your tree.
The entry level Y-DNA test is Y37. I am keen to encourage as many people as possible to take the BigY-700 test, but this may not be necessary in all cases.A Y37 test ca be upgraded if it becomes appropriate.
We have also established a General Fund, to accept donations in any currency via credit card. These funds will be held at the testing company, and used to help sponsor test kits for those key males who would otherwise be unable to afford the cost of participation in the project. We encourage you to make a donation. To make a donation please click on the link below "To donate to the general fund please click here". If you decide to donate, please specify "Warburton Project General Fund" in the top box of the Donation form.